Articles | Volume 21, issue 9
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 21, 4663–4680, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-21-4663-2017

Special issue: Observations and modeling of land surface water and energy...

Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 21, 4663–4680, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-21-4663-2017

Research article 14 Sep 2017

Research article | 14 Sep 2017

Towards improved parameterization of a macroscale hydrologic model in a discontinuous permafrost boreal forest ecosystem

Abraham Endalamaw et al.

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This study applies plot-scale and hill-slope knowledge to a process-based mesoscale model to improve the skill of distributed hydrological models to simulate the spatially and basin-integrated hydrological processes of complex ecosystems in the sub-arctic boreal forest. We developed a sub-grid parameterization method to parameterize the surface heterogeneity of interior Alaskan discontinuous permafrost watersheds.